60 Questions  I  By Msmarcotte
Test the scientific knowledge that you have built throughout the year! See what you remember and what you should look at just one more time before moving on to 7th grade!!

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 1 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which scientific skill are you using when you see that the sky is cloudy?
 A. Making an observation
 B. Making an inference
 C. Drawing a conclusion
 2 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A controlled experiment is designed to test
 A. A conclusion.
 B. A hypothesis.
 C. A measurement.
 3 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The factor that a scientist changes during a controlled experiment is called the
 A. Dependent variable.
 B. Independent variable
 C. Responding variable.
 4 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A chart showing the amount of rain each month in a region is an example of a scientist's
 A. Conclusions
 B. Inferences
 C. Data
 5 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} What must be true of a conclusion to a controlled experiment?
 A. A conclusion must relate the data to the hypothesis
 B. A conclusion must show that the hypothesis is correct
 C. A conclusion much show that the hypothesis is incorrect
 6 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A scientific explanation that can be tested by observation or experiment is a(n)
 A. Inference
 B. Variable
 C. Hypothesis
 7 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of observations is called a
 A. Scientific inquiry
 B. Scientific method
 C. Scientific theory
 8 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Anything that has mass and takes up space is
 A. Matter
 B. Mass
 C. Energy
 9 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a physical change is
 A. Rust forming on a car
 B. Burning paper
 C. Mixing a milkshake
 10 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a chemical change is
 A. Cutting up paper.
 B. Burning gasoline in an engine.
 C. Crushing a can.
 11 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy that is in motion is
 A. Potential
 B. Kinetic
 12 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The ability to do work is called
 A. Force
 B. Energy
 C. Mass
 13 Energy is measured in
 A. Joules
 B. Pounds
 C. Newtons
 14 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Unlike kinetic energy, potential energy is
 A. In motion
 B. Not measurable
 C. Stored
 15 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Potential energy that depends on height is called
 A. Thermal energy
 B. Elastic energy
 C. Gravitational energy
 16 The law of conservation of energy states that...
 A. Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it only changes forms.
 B. Energy is wasted.
 C. Energy is created and destroyed.
 17 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy stored by fossil fuels such as coal is
 A. Mechanical energy.
 B. Potential chemical energy.
 18 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Fossil fuels are considered nonrenewable resources because they
 A. Take hundreds of millions of years to form
 B. Cause pollution
 C. They just are
 19 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which of the following is an advantage of solar energy?
 A. It's expensive to set up.
 B. It's not available at night.
 C. It will not run out for billions of years.
 20 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The intense heat beneath Earth's surface can be a source of
 A. Nuclear fusion
 B. Solar energy
 C. Geothermal energy
 21 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 3.0px Times; min-height: 4.0px} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The splitting of an atom's nucleus into two smaller nuclei is called
 A. Nuclear fission
 B. Nuclear fusion
 22 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The combining of two atomic nuclei to produce one larger nucleus is called
 A. Nuclear fusion
 B. Nuclear fission
 23 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Most of Earth's fresh water is found in
 A. Oceans
 B. Lakes
 C. Polar ice caps
 24 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px}  A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake is a
 A. Tributary
 B. River
 C. Ocean
 25 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Pure water is neutral, meaning it is neither an acid nor a base. Pure water has a pH of
 A. 75
 B. 100
 C. 0
 26 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Heat transfer between two substances that are in contact is called
 A. Conduction
 C. Convection
 27 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Heat from a campfire reaches you by
 A. Conduction
 C. Convection
 28 Heat inside the mantle helps plate moves because of ______________ currents in the mantle
 A. Conduction
 C. Convection
 29 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The model in which Earth is compared to the placement of the other planents and the sun and moon is called the
 A. Lunar eclipse
 B. Solar system
 30 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Your teacher hands out a copy of a laboratory experiment. What is the first thing you should do to conduct the experiment safely?
 A. Review the lab and the safety procedures with your teacher.
 B. Mix your materials with those of another group to save time.
 C. Begin heating any materials that will need to be hot.
 31 The 7 types of kinetic energy we learned about are
 A. Sound, chemical, radiant, electric, atomic, mechanical, and heat
 B. Sound, chemical, radiant, elastic, atomic, mechanical, and heat
 32 An ecosystem is
 A. Biotic + abiotic factors in an area
 B. Biotic factors only
 C. Abiotic factors only
 33 ALL foodchains must have a
 A. Meat eater
 B. Producer
 34 The difference between a food chain and food web is that
 A. A food web shows one path of energy flow, food chain shows several
 B. They are both the same
 C. A food chain shows one path of energy flow, food web shows several
 35 Weathering is
 A. The breaking down of rocks into sediments, due to natural elements.
 B. When the weather changes.
 36 Erosion is the process of
 A. Piling sediments up to build mountains.
 B. Transporting weathered materials.
 37 The 2 types of weathering are
 A. Chemical and mechanical
 B. Chemical and gravitational
 C. Physical and gravitational
 38 An imitation of a real thing is called a simulation.
 A. True
 B. False
 39 There can only be 1 variable in an experiment.
 A. True
 B. False
 40 The format for a strong hypothesis is when, if, because.
 A. True
 B. False
 41 A roller coaster at the top of the hill has gravitational potential energy.
 A. True
 B. False
 42 The potential energy that is stored in the food you eat is mechanical energy.
 A. True
 B. False
 43 The electromagnetic spectrum talks about microwaves, gamma rays, and infrared waves.
 A. True
 B. False
 44 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} A compressed spring has elastic potential energy.
 A. True
 B. False
 45 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} A light bulb converts electrical energy to electromagnetic energy.
 A. True
 B. False
 46 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} When a fossil fuel is burned, its potential chemical energy is converted to thermal energy in a process known as photosynthesis.
 A. True
 B. False
 47 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} span.s2 {text-decoration: underline ; letter-spacing: 0.0px} The wavelengths of violet light are shorter than the wavelengths of ultraviolet radiation.
 A. True
 B. False
 48 Air moves up when it is hot  and sinks down when it is cold.
 A. True
 B. False
 49 Photosynthesis is the process where plants produce Carbon Dioxide so that humans can breathe.
 A. True
 B. False
 50 An herbivore is an animal that eats ________________ only.
 51 A carnivore eats only _____________________.
 52 An omnivore eats both ________________.
 53 The cycle that discusses how water goes through phases is the _____________ cycle.
 54 When sediments travel to a new location and build up, it is called ___________________.
 55 ______________ is the number one agent of erosion.
 56 An example of an abiotic factor is (may be more than one)
 A. Rocks
 B. Grass
 C. Water
 57 An example of a biotic factor is
 A. Rocks
 B. Grass
 C. Water
 58 The three types of potential energy are
 A. Gravitational
 B. Chemical
 C. Solar
 D. Elastic
 59 Quantitative data is
 A. Collecting data with your 5 senses
 B. Collecting data with numbers
 60 If I had to sum up science this year, I would say...
 A. Wow! I LOVE Ms. Marcotte, she is so fabulous!!
 B. You BETTER pick the above option!!
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